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French Film Festival: Sink or Swim (Le grand bain)

Thu, Mar 7 / 9 pm
Directed by Gilles Lellouche
2018, France, 122 min
French with English subtitles

A group of 40-somethings on the verge of a mid-life crisis, decide to form their local pool’s first ever synchronized swimming team – for men. Starring Mathieu Almaric and Guillaume Canet.


Alliance Française du Manitoba is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to teaching and promoting French and its diverse culture. For the 5th time, the Alliance Française’s French Film Festival, curated by Damien Ferland and Alan Nobili, will give Winnipeggers the opportunity to see a diverse selection of French feature-length movies.

Co-presented by Cinemental 

Reviews

Sink or Swim features Mathieu Amalric as the depressed, unemployed new recruit; Guillaume Canet as an uptight factory manager; Jonathan Zaccaï as the dim but lovable one; Benoît Poelvoorde as the bordering-on-bankrupt salesman; and Jean-Hugues Anglade as an aging wannabe rock-star...once the gang hit Norway for the synchronised swimming championships..it’s hard not to grin.
Adam Fresco, Flicks. Co.NZ
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